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    "to Get a Lift" and "to give yourself a happiness boost"


    "The Best Way to Get a Lift Is To Help Someone" "If you’re feeling blue, how do you give yourself a happiness boost?"

    Do "to Get a Lift" and "to give yourself a happiness boost" have the same meaning?


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    Re: "to Get a Lift" and "to give yourself a happiness boost"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post

    "The Best Way to Get a Lift Is To Help Someone" "If you’re feeling blue, how do you give yourself a happiness boost?"

    Do "to Get a Lift" and "to give yourself a happiness boost" have the same meaning?

    It depends on the context. In the context of your post, yes.

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    Re: "to Get a Lift" and "to give yourself a happiness boost"

    - but note bhai's first sentence. If I said 'The best way to get a lift is to wear smart clothes, stand by a main road, and wave your thumb only at cars that have space. Acknowledging drivers who show regret may also buy you credit with other drivers', it would mean something different.

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